SF Bay Area Indymedia indymedia
About Contact Subscribe Calendar Publish Print Donate

Palestine | International

Mon Mar 28 2011 West Bank Demo Marks Anniversaries of Tristan Anderson Shooting and Rachel Corrie Killing
Ni'lin Demo In Solidarity With Tristan Anderson and Rachel Corrie Residents of the West Bank village of Ni'lin, along with a number of internationals and Israeli peace activists, held their weekly Friday demonstration on March 18th and commemorated the second anniversary of the shooting of San Francisco Bay Area activist Tristan Anderson. Tristan, a U.S. citizen who was volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement in Palestine, was hit in the forehead by a high-flying tear gas projectile during a demonstration in Ni'lin on March 13th, 2009. The projectile was fired against Israeli army regulations, as soldiers shot the canisters directly at demonstrators rather than in an high-arcing fashion. Tristan sustained serious brain damage, and remained hospitalized in Tel Aviv for more than one year and a half. Protesters also commemorated the eighth anniversary of the killing of Rachel Corrie in Gaza on March 16th, 2003 by Israeli occupation forces while she was trying to prevent an Israeli bulldozer from demolishing Palestinian houses.

videoRead More with Video

Previous Related Indybay Features: Tristan Anderson Returns to California | Justice for Palestine, Rachel Corrie, and Tristan Anderson — Rally at Israel Consulate in SF | Pro-Apartheid Forces, SF Israeli Consulate Pressure SFJFF to Cancel Showing of "Rachel"

10/30/14 Activists Continue to Blockade Beale Air Force Base to Protest Drone Assassinations   Anti-War | Central Valley
10/27/14 Community Support for Workers Evident at Second Santa Cruz Dream Inn Rally   Labor & Workers | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/24/14 Downtown Patrol Issues Disproportionate Number of Citations to Black and Homeless People   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/24/14 Bay Area BDS Activists Make History at Oakland Port for Third Time in Three Months   Labor & Workers | Palestine
10/23/14 Deupty Chief of Police Steve Clark Leads Suspicious Political Smear Campaign   Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia
10/23/14 Ocean Acidification, Climate Change and Poaching Threaten Pacific Coast Snail Habitat   Environment & Forest Defense | International
10/23/14 District Attorney Admits Insufficient Evidence for Prosecution in 2013 Trayvon Arrests   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice
10/23/14 EastWest Newspaper Warns of Development Coming in Oakland's Coliseum Area Specific Plan   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism
10/22/14 Rojava Revolution & the Kurdish Resistance in Kobane Fighting Off Brutal Siege by ISIS   Anti-War | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | International | Iraq
10/21/14 San Francisco Group Demands Moratorium on Evictions   Health, Housing, and Public Services
10/21/14 SCPD Officers Beat and Tase Man Exhibiting Erratic Behavior Near Court House   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia